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Founder Spotlight:
It’s All About the Customer

Sofia Quintero is totally rad. Born in Venezuela, she got her start running a skateboard shop before founding EnjoyHQ, a user research platform. Her startup was just acquired. This week, we are sharing her story along with how coming to the U.S. opened the door to her startups' success. 

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Founder Spotlight:
Using Artificial Intelligence and Behavioral Sciences to Optimize Revenue

When co-founders Valon Xhafa and Dr. Thilo Pfrang met in Germany, they found their skills and experience complemented each other perfectly. They founded behamics, which focuses on helping online retailers optimize revenue by employing artificial intelligence (AI) and behavioral sciences.

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Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month with Legalpad

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, a time to embrace diversity and immigrants’ shared American heritage. To celebrate the 8th annual Immigrant Heritage month, we’re highlighting Legalpad’s biggest asset—its people.

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5 Things You Must Know Before Forming an LLC

Once you’ve got your business idea and know who you’re going to sell to, it’s time to set up your business structure. In this post from StartPack, learn the ins and outs of forming an LLC to help you determine if it's the right structure for your business.

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Founder Spotlight: Improving Diabetes Care With AI

Julian needed a work visa to join his cofounder, Ali, in the Bay Area in order to establish a U.S. hub and accelerate growth. After shopping around, Julian found Legalpad. With an O-1 approval in hand, Julian and Ali are advancing Center to improve the lives of those managing diabetes

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International Entrepreneur Parole
vs. O-1 Visa

The International Entrepreneur Parole Rule (IEP) is here to stay! IEP is another pathway for entrepreneurs to build U.S. companies, but is it right for you? Learn about the key differences between IEP and the O-1.

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Founder Spotlight: A Plan Written in the Stars: Brazilian Astrology Jewelry Creator Finds a Path Forward in the U.S.

When Daniela Vianna, co-founder of Ephemeris Co., found herself stuck in the United States following the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020, Daniela needed a new plan. The various U.S. immigration options for entrepreneurs like Daniela are often unclear so she had to get creative—and persistent. Daniela spoke to numerous immigration attorneys but was left with few options, until she discovered Legalpad.

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Techstars Founder Secures O-1 Visa to Build Emotional Intelligence Platform

Securing a work visa was critical for Sid Pandiya as a graduating senior at UCLA. Many of Sid’s friends were considering the H-1B path, but Sid wanted to find a work visa that would allow him to live and work in the U.S. and grow his startup, Kona, an emotional intelligence platform.

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Founder Spotlight:
Vicki Guan | Co-Founder of Evri

We recently got to spend some time talking with Vicki Guan, co-founder of Evri. She’s one of our innovative and inspiring customers who has drawn on her life experiences as she’s created a market-altering product. Even in the midst of so many unforeseen impacts of COVID-19, Vicki and her team are working tirelessly to adapt to our changing world.

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Simplifying Immigration: Employment-Based Immigration Under The Biden-Harris Administration

Legalpad Corporate Council Nhu-Y Le breaks down what a Biden-Harris Administration could look like for employment-based immigration.

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Legalpad Staff Attorney Tips On Drafting The Best O-1 Petition

For the O-1 visa petition, there are several things to keep in mind when drafting a petition. Here are some tips from our staff attorney team.

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Expected Immigration Policy Changes Under Biden-Harris

Over the weekend, media outlets announced Joe Biden as winner of the 2020 presidential election. Legalpad is here to help unpack what this means for employment-based immigration

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